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Speech | Jamie Merisotis

Merisotis at Clinton School of Public Service: Goal 2025 is everybody's job

As postsecondary education simultaneously becomes less affordable and more necessary than ever before, our higher education system urgently needs a new approach. As part of the Clinton School Speaker Series, Lumina President Jamie Merisotis makes the case for increased national participation in Goal 2025. More »

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People and Place Matter: Lessons Learned about Increasing College Attainment

Mayors and civic leaders gathered in Memphis to examine how best to champion college success in their cities. Lumina President Jamie Merisotis emphasized the importance of place-based, metro-area efforts to bring a wider array of citizens into the education pipeline to ensure progress and prosperity for America. More »

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Using the Degree Profile to Enhance Higher Education Quality

Lumina President Jamie Merisotis speaks to the annual conference of the Hawaii Association of Independent Colleges and Universities in Honolulu, via video remote, about the critical role of independent colleges in advancing the dialogue about learning outcomes. More »

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Independent colleges use Degree Profile to help define quality in higher education

Lumina President Jamie Merisotis spoke to the Council of Independent Colleges and told them that independent colleges are an integral part of the Degree Qualifications Profile project. More »

Defining quality in higher education with the DQP

Jamie Merisotis talks about the importance of quality in American higher education, and how the Degree Qualifications Profile can help institutions define it. More »

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Rethinking Accreditation for the 21st Century: The Learning/Quality Imperative

In today’s world of intense global competition, where employers are demanding higher-skilled workers … where students and families are seeking more clarity and assurance about academic programs, “the actual outcomes of higher education are what matter” said Lumina President Jamie Merisotis to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. He encouraged an embrace of the quality movement in higher education and asked SACS members to advocate for higher education, champion increased productivity, and help shape the Degree Qualifications Profile to help restore public trust in higher education and move the needle on Goal 2025. More »

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Broader, Deeper, Better: The Essential Building Blocks of College Preparation on the Pathway to College Success

The nation’s economic and social success depends on our ability to make all students college-ready. Jamie Merisotis encouraged members of the Midwestern Higher Education Compact to holistically prepare 21st century students for college by emphasizing the academic, financial and social needs of students in equal measure. More »

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